“Hey, I’m Lara and I’m vegan” - is NOT the way I usually introduce myself. Now that we've got that out of the way, I’m happy to tell you some essential tips and things you should know before dating a vegan/vegetarian girl! 1. We love to eat. We just don't eat the secretions of another... Continue Reading →
Dear miserable and pathetic thief Why do you bring me so much pain and grief I’m writing you this letter It might give some relieve Even though you don’t care Because you don’t have any feels I had it safe, I had it locked And yet you have me sad and shocked Because you mugged... Continue Reading →
Whatever time of the year - you can never go wrong with pumpkin soup! This recipe is not only completely fool-proof but also healthy and cheap. What else could you ask for?!
Despite being a tiny country with only 17 million citizens, the Netherlands has produced a lot of amazing talent over the past centuries. We are all familiar with the great painters of the Golden Age such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. It is also no secret that the Dutch love EDM with the crazy amount of... Continue Reading →
Do you know that feeling, when you are trying to fit in a group? This group can be one you just got into, new university, new workplace, or, of course, your exchange semester. For an honest, loud and unusual person like me, this situation used to be a challenging one. Throughout the years I have... Continue Reading →
As we enter this weekend with the prospect of cold temperatures and gloomy skies, it’s reassuring to know that spring is just around the corner. When I first came to The Netherlands in August, I was enchanted by the crowds of people lapping up the evening sun on every green space available; sharing a meal... Continue Reading →
What? I'm talking about the elections for the municipal councils in the Netherlands. They take place every four years and the next elections will be on Wednesday the 21st of March. On this day, people will vote for there favourite political party. We have quite an amount of parties. Each of these has their own... Continue Reading →
Studying abroad can be seen as synonym for ‘making memories of a lifetime’. Everyday a new adventure, a new story, a new memory - How are you supposed to capture & remember all of it?
When I arrived in Utrecht in 2015, I must say that I was very lucky with my housing situation. I was able to nail a "reserved accommodation" room from SSH, which is part of a limited amount of furnished rooms that the University books for their international students. I booked it in April, to start... Continue Reading →